Napoleon Bonaparte’s final resting place is in Les Invalides in Paris, France. Napoleon (1769-1821) was initially burried on Saint Helene but in1840 his remains was brought to the St. Jerome’s Chapel in Paris.
In 1861 he was moved to Les Invalides under the dome. The dome is beautiful and you can take a walk on the gallery and view the sarcophagus of Napoleon. The church is really beautiful and you can also visit the museum. The dome above the sarcophagus is stunning.
From Apr. 1st to June 14th, and from Sept. 16th to Sept. 30th : Monday – Saturday: 10:00 to 18:30.
From June 15th to Sept. 15th: every day, from 10:00 to 19:00.
Interesting facts about Napoleon Bonaparte
- It is said that he drank 48 cups of coffee on average daily.
- About 5’6 feet tall.
- He was born on the island of Corsica.
- He lost the battle of Waterloo.
- He died on the island of St. Helena after he was exciled.